When You’ve Lost Piers: Morgan Calls Trump Role In Chants An ‘Indefensible Disgrace’

ASCOT, UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 19: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 24 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Piers Morgan smokes a cigar whilst watching the racing on day two of Royal Ascot at Ascot Raceco... ASCOT, UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 19: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 24 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Piers Morgan smokes a cigar whilst watching the racing on day two of Royal Ascot at Ascot Racecourse on June 19, 2019 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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July 18, 2019 12:06 pm
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British broadcaster and President Trump fan Piers Morgan described his disgust over what was chanted at a Trump rally on Wednesday evening in a new op-ed for the Daily Mail.

Morgan — who recently gifted Trump a Winston Churchill hat and who often takes Trump’s sides in petty feuds, like Trump’s irritation with the USWNST — called the “send her back!” chants against Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) at the rally and Trump’s embrace of them “an indefensible disgrace.”

“I feared this kind of horrifying scene might ensue after Trump had so recklessly and offensively instructed Omar and her four-woman ‘Squad’ of young female Democrats to ‘go back’ to their own ‘crime infested’ countries of origin,” Morgan wrote. “But to actually watch and hear a large gathering of thousands of predominantly white Americans chanting such a blatant infamous racist trope about a democratically elected fellow American made me shudder.”

“Then it made me angry. This should not be happening in modern America,” Morgan continued. “And the fact Donald Trump is not just allowing it to happen, but actively encouraging it to happen, is an indefensible disgrace.”

Read the full op-ed here. 

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